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DBA (Double Barrel Ale) | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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DBA (Double Barrel Ale)DBA (Double Barrel Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

BEER STATS
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#32,717
Reviews:
786
Ratings:
2,781
pDev:
11.44%
Bros Score:
3.62
 
 
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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Visited the Taproom a few weeks back where I picked up a 22 oz of this and flew it home in my luggage. Have been anticipating it but was disappointed to read some of the subpar reviews. Well, nothing like lowering expectations eh?

Pours a nice clear light amber to dark gold color. Has a nice fluffy white head that fades to a light froth. Carbonation seemed fine.

Very subtle aromas, but I get a real light smoky oak character. Some light toffee like malt character with a little dark chocolate. I get no hop aroma. Has a nice fresh baked bread aroma to it.

Tastes like it smells. Tastes a little bitter with no noticeable hop flavor. I think this is one solid English Pale Ale brew. Light & drinkable. Could drink this quite often - I just never see it around Philly. Overall, I think the overall charm of this one is in it's subtleness. Glad to have tried it.

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DBA (Double Barrel Ale) from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 2,781 ratings
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